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come upon

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The day will come when, after harnessing space, the winds, the tides, and gravitation, we shall harness for God the energies of love. And on that day, for the second time in the history of the world, we shall have discovered fire.
Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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Verb

Infinitive
to come upon

Third person singular
comes upon

Simple past
came upon

Past participle
come upon

Present participle
coming upon

to come upon (third-person singular simple present comes upon, present participle coming upon, simple past came upon, past participle come upon)
  1. To come across; to encounter; to stumble upon; to discover or find, especially by chance or accident.
    We came upon the skeleton while we were hiking.
  2. To befall; to affect; to happen to.
    I pray no harm will come upon you.

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